The 20th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies

5-7 December 2019
Queensland, Australia

Welcome to the 20th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT)

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of parallel and distributed computing. Started in Hong Kong in 2000, PDCAT 2019 will be held in Queensland, Australia, after 19 years of success in many cities of countries including Japan, China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Korea across Asia-Oceania.

We look forward to your contribution and participation.

Previous editions: 2017, 2018

Scope and Topics

We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

Networking and Architectures

  • Interconnection networks
  • Parallel/distributed architectures
  • Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
  • Reliability, and fault-tolerance
  • Ubiquitous computing systems
  • Computer networks, Optical networks
  • Communication and telecommunication
  • Wireless networks and mobile computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud/Grid computing systems
  • Reconfigurable architecture

Algorithms and Applications

  • Parallel/distributed algorithms
  • Big data computing and analysis
  • Distributed data and knowledge based systems
  • Image processing and computer graphics
  • High-performance scientific computing
  • Reconfigurable high-performance computing
  • Resource allocation and management
  • Network routing and communication algorithms
  • Bioinformatics
  • Database applications and data mining
  • Intelligent computing and neural networks

Software Systems and Technologies

  • Task mapping and job scheduling
  • Formal methods and programming languages
  • Internet computing
  • Image processing and computer vision
  • Agent technologies
  • Operating systems
  • Software tools and environments
  • Parallelizing compilers
  • Web services
  • Component-based and OO Technology
  • Simulation and Visualization

Security and Privacy

  • Access control and authorization
  • Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
  • Distributed systems security
  • Mobile code and mobile agent security
  • RFID applications
  • Privacy preserving computation
  • Applied cryptography
  • Database security, Cloud security
  • Intrusion detection and survivability
  • P2P & ad hoc networks
  • Security protocols

Important Dates

Paper submission: 20th August 2019

Notification of acceptance: 30th September 2019

Camera ready copy due: 15th October 2019

Conference: 5-7th December 2019

Paper Submissions

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and experience are solicited. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Submissions should be made in IEEE conference proceedings format (template available here), and must not exceed 6 pages in length.

Conference proceedings is planned to be published by IEEE Computer Society. Extended versions of selected papers will be published in special issues of reputable international journals.

Contact us

Organizing Committee


Griffith University

IEEE Computer Society